25.02.14 – Financeaiblity

Southern Water has appointed Economic Insight to provide expert advice on financeaiblity, following Ofwat’s publication of its guidelines on risk and reward.  The regulator is currently reviewing the Business Plans submitted by the water and sewerage companies and will announce in March those companies whose plans are considered to be of sufficiently high quality to have…

07.02.14 – Annual License Fee

Ofcom has today published the responses to its consultation on the Annual License Fee for 900 and 1800MHz spectrum.  Economic Insight has provided detailed advice to Hutchison Three UK on this matter, and Three’s published response includes our expert reports on the cost of capital and taxation value adjustments

04.02.14 – Legal Ombudsman Report

The Legal Ombudsman has published our report on the business case for good complaints handling in the legal services profession.  Our analysis shows that investment in good complaints handling by law firms and other legal services providers has the potential to increase firm profitability.

02.12.13 – Ofwat Business Plans

Water companies submit Business Plans to Ofwat.  Today water and sewerage companies in England and Wales submitted their Business Plans to Ofwat, the water regulator.  The companies’ plans set out their proposed prices and, relatedly, investments and efficiencies for the forthcoming price control period.  Ofwat will publish their ratings of the plans in April 2014. …

05.11.13 – BIS Report

Economic Insight report on reforms to the regulatory and competition law appeals framework published.  The BIS has published a report by Economic Insight on behalf of Hutchison Three UK in response to the consultation on reform to the UK appeals framework for regulatory and competition law matters.  Economic Insight frequently advises leading UK firms on related economics…

12.03.13 – Fraud Conference 2013

Economic Insight Associate speaks at banking and payments industry conference.  Dr Andrew Mell – an Associate of Economic Insight and fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford – is speaking at the forthcoming Fraud Conference 2013 held in London on 26th and 27th March.  Andrew will present the economics of combating online credit card fraud and draw out the…